Paul E. Dailey

October 17, 1930 ‒ September 19, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Paul E. Dailey, age 87, of Mount Vernon passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at the Mount Vernon Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born on October 17, 1930 in Knox County, Ohio to the late Seldon and Mary (Ashburn) Dailey.  Paul was employed and retired from Sprint Telephone after 41 years of service.  He was a member of Eastside Church of Christ and the Gambier Fishing Club.  Paul was a veteran serving in the United States Navy.

He is survived by his wife Lois Dailey; two sons, Michael (Bonnie) Dailey of Mount Vernon, Mark (Roni) Dailey of Concord; and three grandchildren, Elyse Dailey, Jenna (Lyle) Enright and Meredith Dailey.

In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his sister Edna Scott.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 beginning at 11AM in Union Grove Cemetery with Minister Brian Adkins officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Eastside Church of Christ; or the Gambier Fishing Club.

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  • To the family of. Paul Dailey. We wish to express our sincere love and sympathy in the loss of. Paul. He was a fun loving guy and will be missed by so many. You are in our prayers. And look forward to seeing Paul up in heaven some sweet day. May. God comfort each of you now and forever.

  • Lois and family ,

    I am so sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. I worked with him at the phone company for many years. He was such a fun loving guy and I enjoyed working with him. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.

    Debbie Dennis

  • Paul was my boss at United Telephone Company in Mt. Vernon back in the early 70’s. He was a very nice man and a very good supervisor to work for. Our prayers go out to the family.

    Ron Van Houten

  • The therapy team that cared for Paul send our sincere condolences to Lois and family. It was a blessing to get to know him and he is missed by all. His smile and sense of humor brightened the day. He enjoyed sharing his photos of family and spending days with Lois by his side. We are praying for comfort and keeping you all in our thoughts.

  • Sorry to read about the passing of Paul. I learned a lot about telephony from him. It was always fun and a pleasure to work with Paul. My thoughts and prays are with his family. Kaila (a United/Sprint family member) and Greg Talbott.

  • I had the privelege of working with Paul in the late 70s at United Telephone. I learned a lot for which I am thankful. I send sympathy to all of you and thank you for sharing him.

  • So sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. I remember him from my years at United/Sprint. A kinder gentleman you could not find. My heartfelt sympathies to his loved ones.

  • RIP Paul, prayers and condolence to family. My dad, Marty worked with Paul and thought a lot of him. I remember going over to his house and playing as a kid. Im thinking we shot pegions in a barn and made a few holes in the roof. Good family, let the peace of Christ control your heart! Our thoughts and prayers are with you, from the Hunter family.